Thank you for participating in our summer programs this year! We hope that, like us, you learned something new and had fun doing so. More fun is yet to come; please see below for upcoming September and October events at the Huyck Preserve.
(Please scroll to bottom of page to RSVP for events that require registration.)
Nature Illustration Workshop on the Autumnal Equinox with Sandy Orris Saturday, September 22; 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eldridge Research Center | 284 Pond Hill Road Rensselaerville, NY
This workshop will begin indoors at the Eldridge Research Station with a demonstration on using colored pencils for accurate botanical sketching. The use of colored pencils for keeping an illustrated science journal will also be discussed. Participants will be able to work indoors or outdoors on a project of their choice. Please bring your own colored pencils and a drawing pad. The event is open to everyone age 15 and up. Please make sure to pack a lunch and drink. Suggested Donation: $5 non-members; members free Registration is required (see bottom of page).
Invasive Species Education and Work Day Saturday, October 20; 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eldridge Research Center | 284 Pond Hill Road Rensselaerville, NY
Christopher Williams of Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) will be sharing research on invasive species, teaching invasive species identification, and encouraging citizen science through the use of iMap Invasives. Anyone willing and able is welcome to stay after the educational program for the work day potion of the event, where participants will have the opportunity to join Williams in the removal of certain invasive species on the Huyck Preserve property. We encourage participants of the work day to wear long pants and to bring a bagged lunch, bug repellent, and plenty of water. Registration is required (see bottom of page).
Cover photo by Laurin Trainer
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